Our Mission

The mission of the Key West Art & Historical Society is to preserve the culture of the Florida Keys through exhibiting and displaying regional art, architecture and history for the purpose of educating the community and visiting public.

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Staff & Board of Directors

Executive Staff

Michael F. Gieda, Executive Director
Joni Eichman, Bookkeeper
Cori Convertito Ph.D., Curator & Historian
Dennis Beaver, Tennessee Williams Museum Curator
Kim Livingston, Membership Coordinator
Kassandra Collett, Education Specialist
Bonnie McInnis, Events Manager
Daniel Ayers-Price, Director of Retail Operations
Chaze Cervantes, Assistant Director of Retail Operations


Andy Herdan, Lighthouse Docent
Sharona Setlock, Museum Store Staff
Mary McEllister, Museum Store Staff
Beatrice Vergano, Museum Store Staff
Kenneth Mayfield, Museum Store Staff
Lisa Taylor, Museum Store Staff
Mary Ann Diaz, Museum Store Staff
Nick Pearson, Museum Store Staff
Steve Walker, Museum Store Staff
Tanya Campbell, Museum Store Staff
Thomas Taylor, Museum Store Staff
Beth Shirley,  Museum Store Staff
Suzanne Fagan, Museum Store Staff

Ernest Menendez, Maintenance Staff
Andy Thurber, Maintenance Staff
Maria Tellez, Maintenance Staff

Board Officers

Enid Torregrosa, President
John O’Leary, First Vice President
Sam Kaufman, Second Vice President
Jay Hall, Treasurer
Emma Starr, Secretary

Board of Directors

Ben Harrison
Michael Shields
Donna Bosold
Ted Stewart
Martha Resk
Dakin Weekley

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Careers & Opportunities

There are many ways to help the Key West Art & Historical Society fulfill its mission of bridging the past and present in order to build a better future.

The Society’s team of staff and volunteers are dedicated, thoughtful and talented and help make Florida Keys stories come alive for all visitors. By becoming part of the Society’s community, there are continuous opportunities to learn, experience new things, and for personal growth.

View opportunities at the museum, get involved, and share skills and talents with the community!

The Key West Art & Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity employer and has paid job positions, internships, and volunteer opportunities.

Open Positions

Support KWAHS

Your membership and donation support the Society’s operation, collection, programs and preservation efforts. Every gift, large or small, furthers the organization’s mission.